William T. Fitzgerald

William Thomas Fitzgerald ( born October 13, 1858 in Greenville, Ohio; † January 12, 1939 ) was an American politician. Between 1925 and 1929 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


William Fitzgerald attended the common schools and the Greenville High School. Between 1875 and 1882 he served in the National Guard of Ohio. He was in 1877 when riots, known as Riots Newark used. By 1887, he studied at the National Normal University in Lebanon. From 1886 to 1889 he also taught at the Greenville High School as a teacher. After a subsequent medical studies at the University of Wooster and his 1891 was admitted as a doctor, he started working in Greenville in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. From 1906 to 1914 he sat in the Education Committee his hometown of Greenville; 1921 to 1925 he was mayor there.

In the congressional elections of 1924, Fitzgerald became the fourth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John L. Cable on March 4, 1925. After a re-election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1929 two legislative sessions. From 1925 to 1927 he was chairman of the Committee on the reform of the legislation ( Committee on Revision of the Laws); 1927 to 1929 he headed the committee for disability pensions ( Invalid Pensions ). In 1928 he gave up another candidacy.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives William Fitzgerald practiced as a doctor again. He died on January 12, 1939 in Greenville, where he was also buried.